2nd Annual 2018

 Mineral Point Opera House/photo: Michael J. Smith

Mineral Point Opera House/photo: Michael J. Smith

Welcome to the Mineral Point

Chamber Music Festival!

 

The 2nd annual Mineral Point Chamber Music Festival will take place June 8-10, 2018.  Three concerts by three young professional classical chamber music ensembles will be presented in the recently restored historic Mineral Point Opera House, an ideal chamber music venue with excellent acoustics. in addition, two free concerts will be held on saturday afternoon indoors, and Sunday afternoon outdoors, weather permitting.

Festival Program

Friday, June 8  7:30pm Artu Duo, University of Minnesota

FANTASIESTUCKE - Robert Schumann
          CELLO SONATA  No. 2 - Bohuslav Martinu
          CELLO SONATA, Op. 5 No. 2 - Ludwig van Beethoven

 Artu Duo

Artu Duo

 

Saturday, June 9 1:30pm  Free Concert for All

Congregational UCC Church chapel, main level, 300 Maiden Street.  Each ensemble will play 15 minutes of music, with time for questions from the audience.  

VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY ROSSINI – Bohuslav Martinu
IMMER LEISER WIRD MEIN SCHLUMMER, OP. 105, #2 – Johannes Brahms
EN VOYAGE - PAUL DESENNE
THREE BRIEF PIECES – Jacques Ibert
SERENADE, OP. 7 – Richard Strauss

 

    Saturday, June 9  7:30pm Volante Winds, Indiana University

SUMMER MUSIC, Op. 31 -Samuel Barber
          SERENADE - Karl Pilss
          WIND QUINTET - Gyorgy Orban
          POTPOURRI FANTASTICO SUL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA - Giulio Briccialdi

 Volante Winds

Volante Winds

Sunday, June 10  12:30pm  Festival Brass Ensemble                                  Free Concert in Library Park

               VIENNA PHILHARMONIC FANFARE – Richard Strauss
               WEDDING CHORALE – Karl Pilss
               BONES – Spiritual
               ADAGIO FOR STRINGS – Samuel Barber
               CANON – Johann Pachelbel
               PRELUDE & FUGUE – Felix Mendelssohn
               THREE PIECES FROM “WATER MUSIC” – G. F. Handel

  

 Sunday, June 10  1:30pm Altino Duo, University of Wisconsin, Madison

DUO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO, OP 7 (1914) - Zoltan Kodaly
 SONATA  POUR VIOLON ET VIOLONCELLE (1920-1922) - Maurice Ravel
PASSACAGLIA FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO (1894) -  Johan Halvorsen

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Ticket Pricing

Concert Tickets $20

Festival Pass (all 3 concerts) $49


concert underwriters

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peter & nancy schmalz


festival sponsors


Donna Cook & David Richert
Dan's Plumbing
Dr. Aaron and Monica Dunn
Dan & Sue Ensrude
Farmers Savings Bank
Lorna Fillipini & Clyde Payton
John Fetters & Coleman
Dan Lloyd & Alan Gossett
Lands' End
Linda Marquardt
VOICE of the River Valley
Joe & Julie Witmer

 

Festival supporters

Frank & Sandee Beaman
Ginger Brand & Paul Biere
Patricia Cole
Jim & Beverly Harris
Betty & Mark Hogan
John & Linda Hurley
Jeff & Susan Jackson
Kandace Keuler & Richard Josh
David Oesper & Suzy Munday
Jane Stenson
Geoffrey Trotier
Mike Wagner/First Weber Mineral Point